Monthly Archives: August 2011

Bang It Out

Sometimes you’ve got to sit down and get the job done.  As Dr. Schaap said when I was a student at Dordt a looong time ago “sometimes you’ve got to do the chores.”   So I’m doing the chores if you … Continue reading

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This One Slid

by me.  From earlier this week, Dordt freshman to be Kayla Gesink earned one of the higher honors area athletes can earn when the Sioux City Journal named her its female athlete of the year.  Here’s the article: Gesink’s leadership … Continue reading

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It’s Coming

Soccer, volleyball and football are into their first week of practice.  Don’t see much of the coaches right now as they are busy with their teams on the fields and in the gym. I’ll write a little more tomorrow but … Continue reading

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Better Outcome Than It Could Have Been

I’ve watched my share of college, high school and youth league baseball games the last several springs and summers.  One thing I’m always mindful of is the baseball can do damage–obviously. The most dangerous position is the pitcher simply because … Continue reading

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Around The Corner

48 hours from now athletes for the fall sports at Dordt College will begin descending on campus and we’ll be off and running with the 2011-2012 season. It’s hard to believe in a matter of 16 days we’ll have volleyball … Continue reading

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Poll

Here’s the poll Morningside  79 Northwestern 74 Midland 62 Dakota Wesleyan 52 Hastings 49 Nebraska Wesleyan 45 Concordia 31 Doane 29 Briar Cliff 14 Dordt 12 More later…time to head home.

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Prediction

of the upcoming poll…not my view but how I think the coaches will vote. Morningside Northwestern Midland Nebraska Wesleyan Hastings Dakota Wesleyan Concordia Doane Briar Cliff Dordt **Back with the official coaches’ poll in 15 minutes.

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Tom Rethman-Briar Cliff

Eager to get away from 2010 season when they took a step back. Host Dordt October 1. Beat Defenders 17-7 last year. Got ahead of themselves last year…..started to measure last year in wins and losses too much. Two years … Continue reading

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Brad Pole-Dakota Wesleyan

October 8 date with Dordt in Sioux Center. Beat the Defenders in the season opener 42-7 last year. Finished the year 5-5. Line of the day directed at Morningside……”We’ve been keeping this under wraps but we have 42 transfers from … Continue reading

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Midland-Casey Thiele

10-3 last season. Dordt hosts Midland on September 17. Dordt lost to the Warriors 42-0 in Fremont last year. Jason Shumaker, former Dana head coach is now the offensive coordinator. Missed the playoffs last year. Four full-time coaches on staff–something … Continue reading

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